From her hospital bed, she began a public awareness campaign for Be the Match, the bone marrow donor network, to help others with cancer. She even mailed beauty products as donor incentives between her chemo treatments.
Relatives. Friends. Neighbors. Colleagues. People met here for the first time. All are connected by a shared tragedy: They are victims of COVID-19, the disease that has killed thousands in the Philadelphia area. Here are some of their stories.
Mr. Winter loved all art but was especially fond of designing medals and commemorative coins. “A penny is more than loose change,” he told the New York Times. “You are carrying around a little piece of sculpture all the time.”
His songs for the Spinners were elegant, captivating Top 40 audiences in the 1970s and standing the test of time. He made much more confrontational music with Nat Turner Rebellion, with song titles like “Can’t Go On Living” and “Tribute To A Slave.”
Mrs. Freedman often counseled workers who felt trapped in jobs they didn't like. She helped them identify their interests and then guided - not pushed - them along on a more satisfying career path. Some were so grateful they cried.